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Eco or Beach? Group Vacations in the Riviera Maya

The Perfect Paradise

Situated on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, the Riviera Maya is a travel destination filled with gorgeous beaches and a world of natural beauty. Here, you’ll find the perfect setting for a group vacation, whether you’re planning a family reunion with the extended family, an incentive trip with your employees, or a business getaway that your guests will never forget.

Sandos Hotels & Resorts has two all inclusive properties in the Riviera Maya, and we provide a wide variety of services and activities for your group. Our resorts are located in the incredible beach city of Playa del Carmen in the heart of the Riviera Maya, so your group will have quick and easy access to the famous Riviera Maya and all of the attractions this beach destination has to offer.

Groups at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

How about an eco experience for your group trip? Sandos Caracol Eco Resort is surrounded by lush jungle and mangrove forests, and your group will discover regional plant life and wildlife throughout their stay.

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort Riviera Maya

We have the Xcalacoco Experience, our program of activities that allow you to learn all about the natural surroundings and ancient Mayan culture of the Riviera Maya, perfect for team-building exercises. With the Xcalacoco Experience, your group can:

  • Experience a swim through the mangrove on our Jade River Adventure.
  • Learn how to survive in the Mayan jungle with Sandos Survivor.
  • Discover the resort’s jungles along out bike path (with free bike rental).
  • Learn to use all of their senses with our Sensorial Experience in the jungle.
  • Discover Mayan legends and the natural secrets of the Riviera Maya on our eco tours.
  • Participate in yoga sessions while surrounded by nature.
  • Riviera Maya eco resort

Large families traveling with children will find tons of fun for all ages. Our Kids Club includes a complete program of activities, games and sports, and our resort also features a water park with 17 water slides, designed especially for the smallest members of the family.

Or maybe you’re visiting with a group of adults for an incentive trip. Our Select Club Adults Only section has amenities for adults ages 18 years and up, including its own pool and jacuzzi area, and an exclusive beach club, the ideal way to enjoy an adults only trip here in the Riviera Maya.

To organize a cocktail party or a special dinner, Sandos Caracol has a beautiful rooftop terrace. This terrace offers modern style and impressive views of our beach and the Caribbean Sea. There’s no better setting for an event in the Riviera Maya.

Riviera Maya event terrace ocean view

Groups at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is an all inclusive hotel known for its fun-loving atmosphere, boasting one of the largest and most beautiful beaches in the Riviera Maya.

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort Riviera Maya

Throughout their stay, your group can participate in many fun activities in our incredible beach area, such as:

  • Beach volleyball
  • Zumba lessons
  • Beach soccer
  • Sand castle contests
  • Kitesurfing (The best location in Playa del Carmen for this sport! With lessons and equipment rental available)

Sandos Playacar Riviera Maya beach party

The group activities at our resort continue with bike tours through Playacar, a Playa del Carmen neighborhood known for its beautiful residential areas and Mayan ruins. We also have amenities designed for kids and teens, like our miniature golf course, a Kids Club and the Lite Teens Club, as well as a full activities program in the pool and beach areas during the day.

If you’re coming with a group of adults, you’ll love our Select Club Adults Only. This section of the resort is for adults ages 18 years and up, offering an exclusive pool area with a swim-up bar and jacuzzi, in addition to access to our VIP lounge and an exclusive beach area.

After the sun goes down, we have endless restaurants where you can host a memorable group dinner, then you can spend the evening under the stars at the Gran Plaza, where we offer live shows from the outdoor stage. To organize a private event for your group, our event garden is an idyllic space with an atmosphere that will take your breath away.

Riviera Maya garden events

Let us help you plan your group trip!

To start planning your group trip to our all inclusive resorts in the Riviera Maya, get in touch with us via e-mail at

And discover more about Sandos Caracol Eco Resort and Sandos Playacar Beach Resort by visiting us at

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